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URGENT NOTICE.  as Baxter Church has been closed, if you have donations to bring, please contact [email protected] for updates.  We are moving into new premises on the 15th Sept. in the Unit 9 Swan Centre,  entry is via Blackwell St.  We rely on your donations of food and other essential items to be able to help those families who are going through a crisis at present, and are unable to feed their children and dependents You can leave the food at many of the donation boxes and trolleys in the many supermarkets in Kidderminster and Stourport  Please note the donations at Tesco must be in-store donations as they generously add 20% in money  on the weight donated, any other donations left there must be in sealed bags, stating that they have been purchased elsewhere, other donations can be left at  a number of churches Trinity Methodist is usually open during the week, once lockdown is over, also  other independent shops and businesses, such as banks have donation boxes at certain times of the year.  [email protected] to check that we are open and able to accept delivery.   .We regularly update our urgent needs on the website for your information. Thank you.

Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in The Trussell Trust network is donated by the public – that’s why your food donations are absolutely vital to our ability to give everyone referred to us a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food.

Our shopping list shows the food items that we need right now. Sugar, coffee, tea, cold and hot meat, childrens type tins of food, e.g spag.bol. macaroni cheese,   tinned pots, smash, rice pudding, custard, fruit,  UHT milk,  toiletries, shampoo, deodorants, and household items e.g. washing up liquid, washing tablets,  Only things we have plenty of are baked beans and pasta. so if you could avoid those please.

 

Food can be donated at Tesco, Morrisons and  Sainsburys in Kidderminster, Tesco and Co-op in Stourport. Most churches in Kidderminster and Stourport, most days at Trinity Methodist Church, , and many other businesses in the Wyre Forest. At the moment we do ask that you e-mail us info@kidderminster.foodbank.org.uk  for the best time to drop off food as we are trying to reduce the number of people who come to keep social distancing.

If you are happy to drop off food donations, please see the table below for our food collection point locations:

Location of food donation point     Opening hours Comments
TESCO  KIDDY AND STOURPORT ALL DAY In-store purchases only please All other donations sealed in bags and stating they have been purchased elsewhere. .
SAINSBURYS    ALDI, LIDL                 MORRISONS ALL DAY
CO-OP STOURPORT ALL DAY

We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in crisis. Occasionally we send food to other nearby foodbanks to support their work particularly if they experience shortages. This ensures your donations go to help people wherever in the UK they are.

Please contact us if you have any questions about donating food.

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